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Virtual Fitting Room Startup Metail Raises Further $12M — Shunning UK VC Money Along The Wayview story

http://techcrunch.com –  “To be brutally honest, I’m not enamored with the UK VC scene and don’t rate it very much if at all from a technology business success perspective,” says Tom Adeyoola, co-founder and CEO of Metail. (IT news)

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Akademy 2014 Keynotes: Sascha Meinrath and Cornelius Schumacherview story

https://dot.kde.org – Akademy 2014 will kick off on September 6 in Brno, Czech Republic; our keynote speakers will be opening the first two days. Continuing a tradition, the first keynote speaker is from outside the KDE community, while the second is somebody you all know. (Software)

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Tax experts - a Simple IRA question pleaseview story

http://forums.anandtech.com – Hello everyone, a few simple questions :) about the Simple IRA please. I'm looking into opening some sort of retirement plan for my business. I'm not sure if all employees are going to contribute (most likely not). I'm leaning towards the Simple IRA. From what I understand, there are two options available: 1. Match 3% of am employee's yearly compensation. 2. (Hardware)

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An open-letter to all the "Great Opportunity™ In Gosh-Awful Places" recruiters ...view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – All right, all right, we need to talk ... :) As one of the today-standard marketing avenues of my 20+ year old consulting business, I do (of course) keep my ears on Monster, Indeed, Excite, CyberCoders and the like. Which has recently drawn my attention to a particular form of entreaty which I basically consider to be: spam. The pitch goes like this: "Hi! (HowTos)

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LXer: Top 3 open source business intelligence and reporting toolsview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Published at LXer: This article reviews three top open source business intelligence and reporting tools. In economies of big data and open data, who do we turn to in order to have our data analysed and presented in a precise and readable format? This list covers those types of tools. The list is not exhaustive—I have selected tools that are widely used and can also meet enterprise requirements. (HowTos)

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Invention Machine Quirky Spins Out “Wink,” A New Business Focused On The Connected Homeview story

http://techcrunch.com –  New York-based “invention machine” Quirky, a company which turns crowdsourced ideas into real-world products you can buy like this popular flexible power strip, these connected milk jugs and egg cartons, and even app-connected air conditioners built in partnership with GE, is now venturing further into the “smart home” space with the spin-out of a separate company&#82 (IT news)

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Ex-HP PC Boss Lands at Tibco for BI Softwareview story

http://thevarguy.com – Todd Bradley, the former longstanding boss of Hewlett-Packard’s (HPQ) Printing and PC division who, along with Enterprise boss Dave Donatelli, was removed by chief executive Meg Whitman last summer following significant losses in both units, has landed at Tibco Software, a business intelligence software developer. Content Classification:  Curated (IT news)

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Sprint opens up 30 day risk-free trial of its improved networkview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Sprint is not done getting some attention today. After launching HD Voice and expanding its 4G LTE network along with Sprint Spark, the carrier is welcoming anyone to try them out for 30 days risk-free. Don’t like what Sprint has to offer? Get your money back. (IT news)

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Google maps location History is placing me in a different hotelview story

http://android.stackexchange.com – My wife thinks that when I am on a business trip I stay at a different hotel than I told her, I stayed at a bar all night and left my car at the corporate office over night. All of this is from looking at Google location history. From reading questions and answers posted here I think that I have some understanding of what is going on. Please review my explanation and critique/correct. (HowTos)

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Cheney's deception in WSJ op-ed piece is met with numerous scathing retortsview story

http://forums.anandtech.com – Link to the Op-Ed piece: http://online.wsj.com/articles/dick-...ine-1403046522 Links to some retorts and rebukes: Waldman: http://www.cnn.com/2014/06/19/opinio...n-cheney-iraq/ Tucker: http://www.tallahassee.com/story/opi...sies/11148235/ Hiaasen: http://www.miamiherald.com/2014/06/2...here-miss.html My own response: Quote: "Rarely has a U.S. (Hardware)